Projects and Infrastructure News
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has adopted artificial intelligence (AI) into its business in an attempt to boost efficiency and improve the morale of its lawyers. However, the firm’s head of legal risk consultancy Matthew Whalley believes this is only the beginning of how law firms can use AI.
Ashurst and Herbert Smith Freehills (HSF) have advised on the successful £18bn agreement to build the UK’s first nuclear power station in 20 years.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) has advised Highways England as it awarded £1.55bn worth of contracts for its smart motorways programme.
Chadbourne & Parke has overtaken Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy at the top of the global project finance rankings, having risen 15 places since the beginning of the year.
Latham & Watkins Abu Dhabi project finance partner Nick Collins has joined Jones Day’s projects and infrastructure practice in London.
Eversheds has announced it is to open an office in Belfast at the same time as adding a managed consultancy service for its clients.
Chadbourne & Parke has recruited corporate partner Andrei Baev from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) as its new Moscow managing partner.
Allen & Overy (A&O) has made its first South African partner-level lateral hire since launching in the jurisdiction last year, picking up projects partner Jason van der Poel from Linklaters’ ally Webber Wentzel.
Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) and Landmark Chambers have won roles on the ongoing battle between Gatwick and Heathrow Airports over additional runway capacity for the south-east of England.